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Homeless Jesus to find a home in Vancouver

Statue already installed in about 40 places, including the Vatican By Agnieszka Krawczynski The original Homeless Je

Catholics and Lutherans build bridges

Joint ecumenical event held in anticipation of 500th anniversary of Reformation By Agnieszka Krawczynski

Keeping friends demands time, patience, and love

The gift of authentic friendship is one to be treasured by Jenna McDonald Photo Caption: Friendship is “

13-year-old awes Canuck crowds

STM student’s singing, dancing, and acting are gaining attention By Agnieszka Krawczynski Photo: Elizabeth Irv

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Better to be atheist than Catholic hypocrite: Pope

To be accepted into Heaven, we must have more than a lukewarm faith by Msgr. Pedro Lopez-Gallo Jesus said to the


Muslim finds family in Christian halfway house

Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Freddy Emami told the sentencing judge, “Are you serious? I’m Muslim! By Josh Tng Photo caption: Freddy Emami, an Iraqi-born Muslim, converted to Christianity and found family at Luke 15 House. (Josh...

Diocesan youth gather to receive forgiveness

Monday, 20 March 2017
Hundreds celebrate Freedom and sacrament of reconciliation By Josh Tng When hundreds of young people gather excitedly in St. Patrick’s Church, the atmosphere is more akin to a concert than an...

Archbishop applauds recent progress on goals

Friday, 17 March 2017
Friendship with Jesus, hospitality, families among priorities By Agnieszka Krawczynski Photo: Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, discusses his Priorities and Goals March 14. (Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic) A progress report on...


Word of God triumphs over temptation

- Monday, 20 March 2017

Knowing Sacred Scripture is essential for Catholics by Archbishop J. Michael Miller This is an excerpt from a homily given during the rite of election at Holy Rosary Cathedral March 5. In Matthew’s Gospel account of the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan, the Holy Spirit descends upon Jesus, who had one last thing to do before beginning his public ministry. He had to...

Little-known history hits the big screen

- Monday, 20 March 2017

Bitter Harvest sheds light on Holodomor tragedy By Agnieszka Krawczynski A devastating and little-known part of world history is finally receiving some screen time. A forced starvation campaign in Ukraine that robbed as many as 10 million people of their lives between 1932 and 1933 is the backdrop of BITTER HARVEST. The devastation took place a few years before the Holocaust, but although World War...


Motherhood, not womanhood, greatest barrier to employment: panel

Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Women find discrimination for being a mother in the workplace By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Photo caption: Helen Reimer said that while she wants children, she does not want to go...

Writer speaks to condemned and forgotten

Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Letters reach out to those on death row and in prison for life By Angela Saldanha 
BRECHIN, Ont. Photo caption: Angela Saldanha reads a letter from one of the death row inmates....

$650 million for abortion overseas means less for pre-natal care

Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Money spent to promote abortions internationally could be spent on medication and vaccinations By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Photo: MaterCare International Founder Dr. Robert Walley. (Credit: Dave Woods, courtesy Campaign Life Coalition). The Liberal...


The Gospel according to football

Thursday, 19 January 2017
Terry Fox’s football triumph has roots in Catholic faith By Josh Tng Photo Caption: Tom Kubada (left) and Martin McDonnell hold up the provincial champions banner. The Terry Fox Ravens were the senior...

Christians skate with Columbus Blue Jackets

Sunday, 15 January 2017
Faith helps fine-tune our God-given talents By Pat Macken Courtesty of Columbus Blue Jackets Photo Caption: Columbus Blue Jackets' Foligno grew up in the Catholic Church and was taught, how we play hockey...

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...


Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...





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